Been waiting in the rears keeping my fingers crossed and now I firmly believe that it is finally going to happen. Can't wait.
Jumped in the fire a few years ago and think I will be the owner of serial no. 001.
Got a question on what prop can I swing. I own own one of these little jewels and have it installed in a Fisher Classic biplane. Don't know a whole lot about this engine and there is very little info out there on it. On what information I've found the prop dia. to swing is 58 inches...
Been a while or should I say a few years since I have posted anything ad thought I would give you an update on Tom Parker and Thunder Engines.
As many of you know, a lawsuit was filed with the Attorney General's office in Illinois. Due to the fact that Mr. Parker was running Thunder...
Loehle P-5151 with Rotax 582 bluehead. 100hrs on engine. Runs great.
Needs annual. Has N-Number and airworthy Cert. Got more planes than I can keep up with.
May trade for motorcycle.
Also Have a Geo 1.0 3cyl w/ raven redrive converson for sale.
We have 2 of your engines on the field and both of them run like a champ. A friend of mine recently bought a 503 dual carb from you and thought mabe you could shed some light on a concern he has. The cht's temps gage has about a 50 degrees
difference in readings. I told him it is...
That 107hp turbo version was just a figment of his imagination . In fact the business never did get off the ground.
There wasn't one engine completed. From what I understand , everything is under lock and key for the time being.
If someone who has the knowledge and some cash and is willing to...
This is the last e-mail I received from his silent partner dated 6/23.
Subject: Tom Parker
I'm sorry for your loss, he has skipped out and left a lot of people holding the bag. The law is after him right now. Even if they catch him I think he will just go to jail or a nut house. I...
I read his post concerning the big one and nothing was mention in it about a safe. It only stated his hanger got uprooted but it was empty at the time. Must of threw in the safe for good measures after the fact.
From what I understand, Thunder Aviation has been shut down and Tom Parker cannot be found.
As it turns out , Mr. Parker had very little money if any at all and his company was owned by a silent partner who was funding everything. While his silent partner was out of town, Mr. Parker was...
Received an e-mail from Mr. Parker about a month ago wanting my address so he could send me the rotax c-box that was paid for back in December. To date , Still waiting and no gear box. Got in touch with the Attorney general in Illionis and will be working with them to resolve this issue. I...